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Leading The Way
Help support Maine’s biggest event of the past 200 years.

Patron Opportunities

Next year, Maine will mark its 200th anniversary of statehood. Millions of Maine residents, businesses and visitors will join us in remembering our past, celebrating our present and envisioning our future. You can help lead the way in making the most of this momentous occasion. We offer a range of exciting ways to promote your business as one of the leaders in your field, in Maine and beyond, at varying levels of commitment:

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All levels include exposure on our website, at events, and in social media, publications, and collateral. We look forward to discussing additional tie-ins based on your level of support. Get more details and sign up.

Get Involved

Celebrating a 200th birthday is a big deal, and the Bicentennial Commission welcomes your volunteer efforts and donations of any size. 


Make out checks to “Maine200” and send them to the attention of Peter Merrill, Treasurer, Maine Bicentennial Commission at 323 State Street, Augusta, ME 04330. Or donate directly to the Maine200 account at any Bangor Savings Bank branch.

Maine200 is pursuing 501(c)3 status, so all donations are tax-deductible under the law. Check your tax accountant for your personal deductibility status.

host an event

If you are planning a special Bicentennial event or program and would like to post it to our calendar, go to our events page and click on SUBMIT AN EVENT. 
If you would like to use the official Maine200 logo for your event and receive a formal letter of endorsement from the Maine Bicentennial Commission, please complete this application and email it to for consideration. (Please note that events must meet the criteria listed on the application to receive an endorsement.)


The Bicentennial Commission will consider endorsing the use of the Maine200 logo on appropriate products, which may be sold via our Store page. To gain approval, marketers must complete a Product Endorsement Application and pay a one-time fee of $200.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering your time to take part in the official commemoration of Maine’s bicentennial. The Bicentennial Commission has plans in place for programs and events to mark this important milestone in our history, and we’ll need your help to make it a success. Please take a moment to fill out this form to tell us more about your skill set, interests and availability. We will be reviewing this information to find a good fit for your participation in the bicentennial.

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